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  • The Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2019 June 14, 2019 The Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2019 We asked veterans’ advocates like you to contact your U.S. Representatives and Senators to demand Congress pass H.R. 299, the Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2019. On Wednesday, we accomplished this goal when the Senate unanimously passed H.R. 299.  Our voices were heard, and the bill awaits the president’s signature! THANK YOU. Once signed into law, H.R. ...
  • June 14th is Flag Day June 13, 2019 June 14th is Flag Day President Woodrow Wilson President Woodrow Wilson proclaimed June 14th as Flag Day back in 1916, but it wasn’t until 1949 that our Congress passed legislation to establish this day of observance. Feel free to show your patriotism by flying your flag today. Share this:FacebookLinkedInTwitter
  • 2019 Memorial Day Recap May 27, 2019 2019 Memorial Day Recap What a wonderful Memorial Day we had in Tualatin, there’s so much community support for the memory of our fallen veterans. Our picnic was catered by Dalton’s Northwest Catering, and organized by the Tualatin VFW Auxiliary Winona Cemetery Color Guard, Tualatin Police Old friends Dale Potts, Emcee Gerry Turnstall, Air Force Children welcome Norb Murray, Marines Pastor Crimsonnaires West Coast Ravens Old Glory Pledge of Allegiance Crimsonnaires Crimsonnaires Mike Hannegan, ...
  • Continuing Education Scholarship Contest Winners May 16, 2019 Continuing Education Scholarship Contest Winners The VFW Auxiliary is proud to announce our 2019 Continuing Education Scholarship winners. Four $1,000 Scholarships have been awarded, one in each of the four Auxiliary Conferences. Learn more about the winners. Established in 2005, the Continuing Education Scholarship assists members and their immediate family members (spouse, son or daughter) who wish to further their education by ...
  • Tualatin Chamber Networking April 19, 2019 Tualatin Chamber Networking Our Tualatin VFW Auxiliary hosted the weekly networking event for the Tualatin Chamber of Commerce today, from 7:30AM – 9:00AM. We had about 50 people attend, and Auxiliary President Kathy Walsh shared what we are all about, patriotism, serving veterans, and visiting the VA hospital every week. Auxiliary member Daniel Payne shared about Memorial Day activities ...
  • Teen from Oregon in the Running to Win a $30,000 Scholarship from the VFW February 26, 2019 Teen from Oregon in the Running to Win a $30,000 Scholarship from the VFW High school students across the country recorded audio-essays on this year’s theme: “Why My Vote Matters.” We’ve selected one winner from each state to qualify for the grand prize, a $30,000 scholarship to the college or technical school of their choice. Dylan Leebrick, Oregon Hear the winning essays. The VFW’s Voice of Democracy competition allows high school students to compete for ...
  • Young American Creative Patriotic Art Contest January 10, 2019 Young American Creative Patriotic Art Contest Each year, more than 3,500 high school students from across the country participate in the VFW Auxiliary’s Young American Creative Patriotic Art Contest. The scholarship contest began in 1979 to recognize up-and-coming artists and encourage patriotism in youth.The Young American Creative Patriotic Art Contest is open to all students, including home-schooled students, in grades 9-12. Students must ...
  • Continuing Education Scholarship January 10, 2019 Continuing Education Scholarship The VFW Auxiliary is pleased to present the Continuing Education Scholarship to assist members and their immediate family members who wish to further their education by pursing a college degree or career direction at a vocational/technical school. Details: The Continuing Education Scholarship is open to any VFW Auxiliary member (who has belonged for at least one year), their spouse, ...
  • Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day – December 7th November 30, 2018 Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day - December 7th On the morning of December 7, 1941, Japanese bombers staged a surprise attack on U.S. military forces in Hawaii. In a devastating defeat, the United States suffered 3,435 casualties and loss of or severe damage to 188 planes, eight battleships, three light cruisers and four miscellaneous vessels. Japanese losses were less than 100 personnel, 29 ...
  • Take Action: Blue Water Navy Bill Must Pass Before End of Year November 15, 2018 Take Action: Blue Water Navy Bill Must Pass Before End of Year Background:  In July, the House of Representatives unanimously passed H.R. 299, the Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2018, to end the injustice of denying Vietnam, Korean DMZ, and Thailand veterans who suffer from life-threatening health conditions the care and benefits they deserve.   This important bill continues to be stalled in the Senate. The VFW ...
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